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November 29 – Living as People Who Are One in Christ

Galatians 3:19-4:20; Lamentations 1-2; Psalm 145 “For as many of you as were baptized into Christ have put on Christ. There is neither Jew nor Greek, there is neither slave nor free, there is neither male nor female; for you … Continue reading

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November 12 – From the Slavery of Sin to the Brotherhood of Christ

Philemon 1:1-25; Jeremiah 19-20; Psalm 128 “For perhaps he departed for a while for this purpose, that you might receive him forever, no longer as a slave but more than a slave–a beloved brother, especially to me but how much … Continue reading

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March 1 – The Key to the Christian Life: Forgiveness

Since my Bible Reading program decided either that we were perfect on March 1 or that God had nothing to say to us – see previous post – I used the text from last night’s revival services. It was a … Continue reading

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November 30 – Choosing To Walk In Freedom

Galatians 4:21-31; Lamentations 3-4; Psalm 146 There are some strange beliefs out in the world these days. I was looking for a joke about choosing your parents and realized that there is a whole group of people who seem to … Continue reading

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November 29 – Who Are You?

Galatians 3:19-4:20; Lamentations 1-2; Psalm 145 If you’ve ever seen the TV show “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation” you’ve heard the song by The Who entitled “Who Are You.” The background of the song reveals that it’s a day in the … Continue reading

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September 24 – Love Drives Out Hate

1 John 2; 2 Chronicles 35; Psalm 89:38-52 There is a disturbing trend in our society that is stifling discussion of legitimate issues and polarizing the country. We, as a society, have decided that it’s important to label anyone who … Continue reading

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September 9 – Living With the Enemy

John 13:1-20; 2 Chronicles 18; Psalm 78:21-37 You’ve probably seen some variation of this in the movies. The cops pull over a lady for a minor traffic violation and, to her surprise, they take her down to the station. They … Continue reading

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June 30 – Gaining Power in God’s Kingdom

Mark 10:32-52; 2 Samuel 24; Hosea 4:1-11a There are a lot of self-help books and articles in the world that tell you how to get and use power. It seems that everyone wants power. When you have power, you can … Continue reading

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May 14 – Overcoming Hate

Acts 21:37-22:29; Judges 17-18; Psalm 43 The movie “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” came out in 1967. The basic story of the movie is that a woman brings her fiancé home to meet the parents. He’s a doctor. He’s black. … Continue reading

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February 14 – Love and Good Deeds

Hebrews 10:19-39; Exodus 11:1-12:51; Proverbs 4 Belle Baumfree doesn’t fit the mold we have for slaves. She was born in New York. She grew up speaking Dutch. While New York began the process of emancipating slaves in the 1799, she … Continue reading

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